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                             CHAPTER 42-H.F.No. 150 
                  An act relating to liquor; term of temporary on-sale 
                  licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1994, sections 
                  340A.404, subdivision 10; and 340A.410, subdivision 10.
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 340A.404, 
        subdivision 10, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 10.  [TEMPORARY ON-SALE LICENSES.] The governing body 
        of a municipality may issue to a club or charitable, religious, 
        or other nonprofit organization in existence for at least three 
        years, or to a political committee registered under section 
        10A.14, a temporary license for the on-sale of intoxicating 
        liquor in connection with a social event within the municipality 
        sponsored by the licensee.  The license may authorize the 
        on-sale of intoxicating liquor for not more than three four 
        consecutive days, and may authorize on-sales on premises other 
        than premises the licensee owns or permanently occupies.  The 
        license may provide that the licensee may contract for 
        intoxicating liquor catering services with the holder of a 
        full-year on-sale intoxicating liquor license issued by any 
        municipality.  The licenses are subject to the terms, including 
        a license fee, imposed by the issuing municipality.  Licenses 
        issued under this subdivision are subject to all laws and 
        ordinances governing the sale of intoxicating liquor except 
        section 340A.409 and those laws and ordinances which by their 
        nature are not applicable.  Licenses under this subdivision are 
        not valid unless first approved by the commissioner of public 
        safety. 
           A county under this section may issue a temporary license 
        only to a premises located in the unincorporated or unorganized 
        territory of the county. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 340A.410, 
        subdivision 10, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 10.  [TEMPORARY LICENSES; RESTRICTION ON NUMBER.] A 
        municipality may not issue more than three temporary licenses 
        under section 340A.404, subdivision 10, for the sale of 
        alcoholic beverages to any one organization or registered 
        political committee, or for any one location, within a 12-month 
        period.  This restriction applies to temporary licenses issued 
        under sections 340A.403, subdivision 2, and 340A.404, 
        subdivision 10. 
           Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor April 17, 1995 
           Signed by the governor April 18, 1995, 12:07 p.m.